El Chapo's Escape Tunnel Leads Right Back To This Guy

World | JP Carroll
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (L) is escorted by soldiers during a presentation at the Navy's airstrip in Mexico City

Laundered money to get tunnel built for drug kingpin

Mexico Is Going Ga Ga Over This 20-Year-Old Homevideo Of El Chapo Guzman

World | JP Carroll
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (L) is escorted by soldiers during a presentation at the Navy's airstrip in Mexico City

El Chapo seems like a family man in the video despite being wanted for murder

Young Guard Found Tortured And Murdered In El Chapo's Prison

World | JP Carroll
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (L) is escorted by soldiers during a presentation at the Navy's airstrip in Mexico City

Body showed signs of torture

Pope Francis Heads Deep Into Cartel Territory

World | JP Carroll
Parishioners await the arrival of Pope Francis to Zocalo square in Mexico City, February 13, 2016. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Michoacan is home to some blood-thirsty gang members

The Pope's Mexico Itinerary Should Send A Clear Message To Country Leaders

World | JP Carroll

’90 yards from the border’

Mexican Police Find Wanted Cartel Members Bound To Lamppost

World | JP Carroll
Immigrants walk handcuffed after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and being caught by the U.S. Border Patrol on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Five murder suspects

Student was unsuspecting drug mule, blames Ford in lawsuit

Education | Eric Owens

‘The trunk was open when I got into my car this morning’

TheDC Morning: What else can the state demand of us in exchange for our freedom? - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Cables slam Mexico's Calderon - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Mexico is beginning to resemble Colombia of 20 years ago, according to leaked diplomatic cables

Border wars weekly: Rounding up the news - The DC

US | interns

A weekly review of major news surrounding the U.S. and Mexican border

Inside Mexico's drug war, Americans allege abuse - WSJ

World | Jeff Winkler (admin)

As the death toll rises, so have complaints about the military’s tactics in trying to break the drug cartels’ stranglehold on Mexican society

Mexican hitman tells all - Reuters

| interns

Anonymous policeman confesses role in grisly murders south of the border on behalf of drug lords, explains that hits only ‘pay peanuts now’

Mexico demands probe into border death - CNN

World | interns

The Mexican government is requesting a quick and transparent investigation into the fatal shooting by a U.S. Border Patrol agent of a Mexican teen in Ciudad Juarez on Monday night

Illegal immigrants plan to leave over Ariz. law - AP

US | interns

An estimated 100,000 have already left AZ due to stricter laws the past two years

How do we respond to Mexico’s drug war?

Opinion | Scott Erickson

The recent murder of a United States consular employee and her husband has cast a disturbing pall upon the devastating nature of Mexico’s increasingly internecine warfare against the drug cartels operating within its borders

Doing business in a drug war zone - Wall Street Journal

Business | interns

U.S. companies flocked to the border city of Juárez because it was one of Mexico’s most business-friendly cities. Now, an entire industry is adjusting to doing business in Mexico’s deadliest town

U.S.-Mexico relations: No spring break

Opinion | Kipp Lanham

If the U.S. repaired its trade agreements with Mexico, perhaps talks on border security and reducing drug trafficking might succeed instead of risking further delays

Border violence kills two U.S. citizens - AP

US | interns

Suspected drug gang hit men separately ambushed two cars carrying families with ties to the U.S. consulate in this violent border city, killing an American couple

Travel alert just in time for spring break - ARIZONA DAILY STAR

US | interns

The border city of Nogales, Sonora, is mentioned twice in the U.S. Department of State’s updated travel alert for Mexico; the new alert, issued late Monday, mentions Nogales as one of the cities in northern Mexico where large firefights have taken place